Well-Backed Horses Sweep Card.: Only One Outsider Among Days Winners at Jamestown--Henry Crosscaddin Good Thing., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-19


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WELLBACKED HORSES SWEEP CARD Only One Outsider Among Days Winners at James ¬ town Henry Crosscaddin Good Thing Norfolk Va NoveuilKr 18 Wellbacked horses won a majority of the races at the Jamestown track this afternoon Only one outsider finished in front This happened when Laugc beat a hand of twoyear olds In the second race As ho had found support It is doubtful if his victory helped matters any for the layers The diminutive Dunn who has recently been riding in an indifferent manner showed a re ¬ turn to his good saddle form by winning the first two races He figured in an excellent finish on Bodkin in the opener The horse after standing a long hard stretch drive lasted to win by a short head from the fastfinishing Firewood With a competent rider in the saddle Firewood would have won He came frcm the rear in the stretch and closing with splendid courage just failed to get up Laugc upLaugc was one of the outsiders In the betting in the second race but his connections backed him from 20 to 1 to 15 to 1 He trailed along in the middle of the bunch until entering the homestretch then shot to the front and at the end drew away Into an easy lead Only three starters went to the post In the third race and the winner turned up in the Belmoutbred youngster Via Octavia which was running in the colors of J Fltzsimmons for the first time today Mr Fitzsimmons purchased Via Octavia and Sandhill shortly before the races began of John Wlialcn Mr Belmonts trainer paying 5 X for tiie pair He sent a large commission into the ring on Via Octavia and won out the colts price priceThe The backers of Henry Crosseaddiu were lucky to cash their wagers Henry Crosscaddin was the one best bet of the day with the wise ones and was liacked from 1 to 1 to to 2 The other riders herded Killiiigsworth a colored lad who was riding the good tiling and entering the homestretch Henry Crosscaddin looked a beaten horse At tlie eighth post lie found an opening shot through with a rush caught the leaders tiring at the end and got up to beat Hallack a scant half length lengthTom Tom Melton came from behind in his race and beat the tiring Summer Night by a small margin marginThe The fouryearold filly Anna L Daley was sold by auction in the paddock before the races to dis ¬ solve a partnership between Clint De Witt and Ben Meyers The former bought in the mare for 850 and will ship her to Jacksonville with the remainder of his horses Mr Meyers goes from here to Cali ¬ fornia f Tomorrows program is made nip of eight races and the management announced that the horses would he called o the post for the opening race at 2 oclock oclockAlbert Albert Simons lias gone to Jamestown with his own and Jauies Ilowes horses and he expects to cut an important figure at Jacksonville next winter Mr Howe came here and talked the Florida cam ¬ paign over with Mr Simons and the two decided to point the Delhi colt Lahore for the Derby at Moncreif Park They are satisfied that Lahore will carry his fine speed over a considerable distance of ground groundSweepaway Sweepaway the halfsister to Sweep that Mr Simons campaigned for Mr Rowe in Canada and at Iimlico did not go to Jacksonville Mr Ilowe will winter Sweepaway at Sheepshead Bay and she will carry the colors of J R Keene on metropolitan tracks next season The best of the bunch that went south with Lahore were Van Den Wrap and Fair Miss

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